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to the special agent in charge the scene is secured, just three days until the democratic national convention , a and we are getting a look at the way security teams, are gearing up and a major development for democratic party presumptive nominee hillary clinton is speaking live from florida as we await her decision on her vice-presidential pick, cbs news is report ago this she could reveal her running mate, today. we will keep an eye on this, and we will let you know if she does make that announcement. once again, three days until the dnc begins after more than a year of planning here in philadelphia. good evening, i'm ukee washington. aim nicole brewer. jessica dean is on assignment. "eyewitness news" reporter greg argos is in the satellite center and you spoke with the special agent in charge about planning for the convention. >> reporter: that is right, there nicole, security for the dnc has been in the planning stage for a year and special agent in charge says all this planning taking shape when security measures go in effect
tomorrow morning. the fencing is up surrounding the wells fargo center. with the democratic national convention starting on monday, the security plan is about to go live. >> we have gone through a very extensive, ten month planning period and we are down to the final day. everything essentially goes live tomorrow afternoon. >> reporter: in an exclusive interview with cbs-3, james henry, secret service expect agent in charge of the philadelphia field office says his team is ready to pro tech those vip's heading in to philadelphia for the dnc. what are your biggest security concerns. >> i get paid to be concerned but i have seen this plan evolve over the last ten months and i have been to the wells fargo center i can't tell you how many times ape walk perimeter and walked wells fargo center. i'm very confident with the security plan we have in place >> reporter: henry says this plan has been reassessed and tweaked after terror events like the truck attack in nice. >> we do account for many different things, something like the truck attack in nice, to something small scale, somebody trying to climb the
fence at the wells fargo center to medical emergency inside intrusion of the aircraft. we really don't leave anything to chance. >> reporter: this protection especially here in pennsylvania will continue long after the dnc is over. >> would i like to think we can have a breath the but everybody tells me pennsylvania will be a very important state for the 2016 election, so i just am making assumption i'll be very busy with the visits of both candidates. >> reporter: special agent henry says secret service primary goal for dnc toys protect those vip's inside the building but plans are in place for when any of the people secret service are protecting leave the facility, perhaps get dinner in center city. live from the sat center, greg argos for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". we are getting our first look where hillary clinton will officially, accept the democratic nomination for president. this is a line side wells fargo center from our cbs-3 broadcast suite. jessica dean and i will be
there to bring it all to you starting sunday night at is 11:00 o'clock. organizers unveiled the stage. mayor jim kenney is proud of the local union workers who transformed the wells fargo center in to convention hall. >> it is just amaze to go see ate transformed the way it is for the national world stage. we are very proud of philadelphia, of this building , of the work done here and what will happen here >> reporter: crews are still very busy, they are still inn freighting the balloons that will descend upon the crowd late next week. that is not the only place deck out for a political party , the pennsylvania convention center opened up political fest to the public today, exhibit includes an oval office replica and air force one fuselage. convention center is serving as a base for delegates and media during the convention. the salvation army is gearing up to help first responders stay high traded during the dnc next week. workers loaded up trucks with cases of bottle worker. the city of philadelphia purchased the water which will be distributed to law
enforcement, fire fighters and other support personnel. salvation army likes to hand out more than 130,000 bottles over the course of the week. >> focus is more so on hydration so our vehicles will be support ago this mission keeping drinks cold and really just serving as the presence so that folks know what services are available to them as we are's out in the field. emergency disaster services unit will also provide meals and snacks to staffers at emergency operations center. dnc host commit thee revealed its plan to reduce energy during the convention and long after it is over, as well, this emission free electric busies just one part of the committee's sustain a built effort. convention delegates and visitors can tour the bus and go for a test ride starting next tuesday. well, more information about the dnc? our web site has a sex dedicated to all things about philly and dnc about locals and visitors alike. go to cbs philly.com for everything that you need to know as the convention comes to town.
join thus monday night at 7:00 o'clock for special coverage, we will broadcast live from inside wells fargo center as the national spotlight, shines on the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection. explore rich history of conventions including very first republican convention held right here in philadelphia a also, what do those delegates think about philly's food scene, all that and much more monday night at 7:00 o'clock. donald trump is calling this weeks republican national convention one of the most loved filled conventions in the the nation's history. but how is it playing outside of the arena full of thousands of fans? "eyewitness news" new jersey reporter cleve bryan went to find out. >> i will fight for you, and i will win for you. >> reporter: closing the republican national convention donald trump delivered the speech he hopes will propel him to the white house but is he getting the response that he wanted. >> i thought did he an awesome job. >> any kind of swing he makes. >> he didn't have nothing to say just being donald trump,
big mouthed, big speeches, making everybody feel good for the moment. >> reporter: while many people remain all in or out with trump we met some who are becoming new supporters. i thought he was good but i think he is crazy. >> i'm a who will union member local 19, we usually go democratic but it might be first time in 30 some years i switch over. >> reporter: that sort of response doesn't surprise conservative blogger matt rooney who thinks rnc helped trump. >> i think for the most part they got the job done. they needed to disqualify hillary clinton and qualify donald trump. >> reporter: democrats say trump's speech was all doom and gloom without strong evidence or solutions. >> i think he paints a different world because he is trying to maximize off of fear to cat put himself into office >> reporter: while it remains to be scene how well donald trump used rnc to unify his party and bring in undecided voters secretary clinton faces
a similar challenge. she has had to convince bernie sanders follow their she represents their interest as well. the ball is in her court in philadelphia at dnc. i'm cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". in other news tonight search continues, for three gunman who went on a deadly shooting rampage inside a shopping center in munich, germany. part of the attack was caught on camera. investigators say gunman shot and killed at least eight people and they are calling it a suspect case of terrorism. eyewitness eyewitnesses say one of the gunman was targeting children no word what led to the shooting or possible motive. switching gears to weather right now, we are dealing with some dangerous heat in our area and it will be hanging around for quite a bit. lets check with meteorologist kate bilo in the cbs-3 weather center, hi there kate. >> this is just getting started to day was a hot, humid day, only going to get worse before it gets better and thing about this heat wave is length of it. it will last right through possibly the end of next week
for the entire dnc will be hit for unusual heat this time of the year. what we're not used to is this stretch of it. we are at 91 degrees in philadelphia 29 in reading: temperatures have fallen back off daytime highs but you you can see with the humidity in place it feels like upper 90's feels like 97 at the airport. ninety-seven in allentown and trenton as well. and excessive heat warning, and and, between 1105. so far, today is day nine in july of 90 plus, and this season so far 17, and if the forecast pans out by next friday we will have 24 days in the 90's this season. an average hot season in philadelphia has 23 days in the 90's and we may reach that number before july is even finish. so this will be a very stressful stretch of weather on all of us. coming up we will talk about our next chance for showers
and storms which day this weekend may feature a drop in the humidity. for now back over to you. well, if you are hitting the beach in one new jersey shore town in the next couple of months, it may be more quiet then you are used to. >> starting to day seaside heights has place aid ban on speakers, boom boxes and other musical devices on the beach. it is part of the 60 day experiment in the shore town and it comes after complaints from beach goers about loud music. officials say life guard will be on the look out for violators. still to come tonight, special inspiration. >> my vision in my head was a movie and how he kept working to get up the steps here in training. >> channeling the fight of one of the philly's favorite characters, this breast cancer survivor takes special steps and she says, that she has rock toy thank for it. our stephanie stahl shows you her amazing year year journey to philadelphia and why it means so much. basketball with a big message, the reason for this game is more than just baskets and rebound, don.
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agencies are joining forces for this weekend of fun. players are learning to use skill and expertise to win, instead of intimidation or harassment. >> one of the workshops is about cyber bullying and helping them understand that when you start talking about somebody negatively, and trying to disparage their character on line, that doesn't go away. >> eight to 17 years old are participating in the basketball challenge. >> sports man ship. >> don joins with us sports. >> nice pass. >> sweet game. >> all right. >> my man talking baseball, phillies out of town tonight. >> they are across state, 22, 23, 24, ages of the starting pitchers the phillies will put on the mount this weekend in pittsburgh. zach eflin, vincent, and they will face pirates hoff won 12 out of 17 games. young arms better play well because phillies offense has been horrible. during their last home stand they scored only 17 runs in
seven games. they have batted just .172, that has been a problem all season long. >> we improved our hitting, we would have won more games, and first two months our hitting was not very good, then we won quite a few games because our pitching was so dominant at the time. then, at this point we just, you know, it boils down to getting hits and scoring runs and we are just in the doing that. >> poor pete the struggle is so real. phillies made a roster move they sent down danielle stump and brought up gonzales. the sixers are scouring the earth, for help at gar. team will sign anthony cat bash tore a partially guarantied deal, former nc state star went undrafted in june after scoring 23 points per game for the wolf pack. a legend at work, jeff gordon back on the track after retiring last season. he is in the practice round at indianapolis motor speed way. on sunday he will drive for
dale earnhardt junior dealing with the concussion. here's how jeff gordon found out about his late's sign. >> i said are you coming to indianapolis. i said i'm coming saturday. he said you better bring your uniform. i said what are you talking about. he started telling me, about what was going on. i said you're messing with me. i know. you know, i knew right away seriousness after that, that he wasn't, you know, joking. >> reporter: owner gave him ale shout there on the cell phone out in france vacation ing, and like say what semi retired these days. >> that is interesting. >> i didn't know they did that >> it is unusual. >> he welcomes the challenge. >> no doubt. >> thanks. >> we welcome some heat coming up in here. >> we are feeling the burn this weekend. temperatures getting for the upper 90's. we have a couple days where it may feel as hot as 105 and 106 , it will be nasty especially monday. tomorrow will be a hot, humid take. monday we will await a arrival
of the coal front. as we do that that is when we will get push of heat and humidity to increase, monday may even feel hotter then tomorrow. temperature wise, they are close. but those are 29 worst days of this stretch. it doesn't look like we will get relief any time soon. looking outside shows a warm, hazy, humid evening, in center city philadelphia we have got patchy clouds out the side, that will be the case for tonight as well, but, feeling tropical here overnight and temperatures staying in the 70 's and dew points stay high as well. quick look at time lapse video from nazareth a area middle school shows that we have had some haze, on and off, a few clouds, today but otherwise sunny and hot and still 90 degrees there in nazareth with the west wind and these wind will be out of the west tomorrow, west wind is a a very warm wind for us because those wind like like to down slope and we have higher terrain and mountains over central pennsylvania. as those wind down slowed over mountains when air moves down the slope it tend to dry and heat up. that is what we will be feeling as we go into tomorrow notice showers and storms started to form.
we have one to watch right here that is heading for mount pocono. mostly missing us to the north we have a couple thunderstorms over portions of southern new england. showers and storms over west virginia and kentucky. right now not much has popped up but still cannot rule out a spray shower or storm or tonight. in the meantime temperatures still in the lower 90's. we can see core of the heat, wichita kansas 104, right now and all that heat pushing east through weekend. when you wake up in the morning tomorrow these are morning lows 78 the morning low in millville. feel like 79 when you wake up in wildwood. seventy-seven morning low in philadelphia we will not get much relief through the overnight hours: today it has been steamy and oppressive. notice how steamy it gets. we are in the insufferable range with dew points in the lower zero seven's saturday. monday humidity drops a little bit on sunday. something to look forward to something like that because it is not a whole lot cooler but will feel better on sunday then it will tomorrow and monday. so ways to beat the heat,
drink water, void strenuous activity, stay out of the sun and keep those kid and pets, cool as well. never leave kids or pets in the hot karen for a few minutes. very warm and muggy overnight. seventy-seven our low. tomorrow hottest day yet at 98 even down the shore it will be a scorcher at 90 degrees. eighty-eight on sunday. ninety on monday. sunshine down the shore all three days. the here's our extended forecast, dnc kicks off on monday and that may feel the hottest of the stretch and may feel like 106 on monday with a couple heavy thunderstorms and still in the lower 90's. >> wow. >> storms don't cool it down at all. >> maybe a little bit but not much. >> thanks, kate. still to come on "eyewitness news" tonight serious training down the shore. >> it may look like another day at the beach but these youngsters are getting important instruction, see where they were training future life
gave "eyewitness news" a behind the scenes look at how they train future life guard. young people and life guard in training program were hard at work practicing drills on the beach and in the water just as the sun came up this morning. they are taught swimming, rowing, paddle boarding and how to make a rescue. there are 101 life guards on beach patrol and they stay very busy especially in the summer months. >> thanks for what you you do. "cbs evening news" is just a few minutes away. >> scott pelley has a look ahead, scott. >> hi ukee and nicole great to be with you in philadelphia. the attack in munich has left many dead and wounded after gunman opened fire at a shopping mall, now a manhunt is underway him. cry clinton zeroing in on a running mate. steve hartman will check in with america's happiest college student in his on the road feature. all of those stories just ahead on the "cbs evening
here in philadelphia we will be filled with visitors for the dnc but one family of tourist is here to celebrate the movie rocky and its message of determination. >> health reporter stephanie stahl is here with how rocky actually helped a kid. >> it is incredible story about fight ago begins the odds and winning. the lesson learned from rocky balboa is to never give up.
so when this cancer patient got some bad news, she kept thinking about rocky and his fight, and today at steps of the art museum she celebrated an important milestone. >> we made it, yeah. >> reporter: it is a long, difficult journey for sandy, and her family who live in illinois. she was diagnosed with breast cancer, ten years ago. >> the doctors pretty much looked at me and said they didn't know if they could cure it and we were really thinking i was than the going to survive. >> reporter: smile on her face she endured surgery, chemo, radiation, her inspiration to survive came from the rocky movies. >> how he kept working to get up steps. >> reporter: sandy's took on rocky a's determination to fight cancer and planned to follow his footsteps up the iconic steps. >> this christmas she told us this was our big gift to go together. >> reporter: here in filose are celebrating your life. >> yes, really, we are, celebrating my life and my family's life. >> reporter: yes, there we go. >> even they have t-shirts for
the occasion, sandy's motto, faith, strength, courage. >> everybody is so friendly here. it is a great feeling. >> we are here. we have never been to philadelphia amount beautiful city. >> reporter: for sandy's husband of 38 years it is bitter sweet. >> she's my best friend. >> i'm very happy for her but it brings back bad memories. this is first time i have been here with my wife. >> reporter: she beat the odd and new time to climb. >> i hope i can do it. >> reporter: sandy's journey, also included two knee surgeries. >> doing great, mom. >> reporter: with her husband two sons and girlfriend they take on 72 steps together. >> how are you holding up. >> doing. >> catch may breath. >> sorry, wish i could run. >> no need for speed here, sandy wears pink gloves to honor her inspiration. >> made it, cancer free, cancer free ten years.
>> reporter: at top of the steps on this sweltering day they celebrate survival and life. >> some struggles you get the through in life and makes you stronger luckily i have a husband he loves me no matter what, he still thinks i look beautiful, i am just one thing i'm happy about. >> just like rocky sandy knows what it feels like to win. >> wow, who but that, um. sandy, hoist 58 says she has a lot to live for and especially looking forward to one day, being a grand mom. >> fantastic. >> that is so moving. >> that is great. >> welcome to philly. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00 "eyewitness news" returns at 10:00 o'clock on our sister station wpsg and cw philly and we will be back here on cbs-3 at 11:00. up next, "cbs evening news", tonight steve hartman goes back out on the road to spartanberg where he checks with america's happiest college student. the announcement from hillary
rodham clinton hopefully shortly. >> pelley: now it's munich under attack. [gunfire] a state of emergency has been declared with many dead and wounded after gunmen opened fire at a shopping mall. also tonight, clinton zeros in on a running mate while trump takes aim. >> hillary's trying to pick her vice president as fast as possible, because she wants to take away a little of the success that we had at this convention. >> pelley: officers are investigated for a violent takedown, and the lecture that one of them gave in a squad car. >> 99% of the time it is the black community that's being violent. >> were you offended?